how do you make your SKs feel special?

For those stepmoms that don't have full custody, or even those that do with kids of your own, what do you do to make your stepkids feel special? And like you don't favor your...

Started by Penny on 12/29/2010 in Step Moms

Last update on 12/30/2010 by Sherri


Potty training to soon if a fit is had?

If my daughter has a fit and refuses to go potty on her potty, is it to soon to start? She is 22 months old and has shown signs of discomfort when her diaper was wet or messy....

Started by Miranda on 08/22/2011 in Stay At Home Moms

Last update on 08/23/2011 by Terri Lynn


Child Custody/Visitation Needs To Be Revised...

I really don't think enough thought goes into these kinds of things.. The court claims they want the best thing for your kids but when it boils down to it they really don't...

Started by Khara on 09/16/2011 in Step Parenting

Last update on 09/16/2011 by Erica


Can anyone offer any advice for me??

I have been with my husband almost a year now we got married in October 2011 and we are expecting a baby boy in April 2012. He has a son who is 10 and his daughter is almost 8...

Started by Lisa on 01/10/2012 in Step Parenting

Last update on 02/28/2012 by Andrea


Rant about double standards!

I've been reading various other posts in other groups and I am continually amazed, disgusted, frustrated, and FED UP, to be honest, with the double standard that seems to be...

Started by MamaTo3 on 10/09/2012 in Step Moms

Last update on 11/20/2012 by Rachel


Why is my 2 year old scared of so many things?

Hello everyone. I am really struggling with my 2 year old daughter. She is afraid of so many things and people. I mean a lot of stuff. Lawn mowers that are on more than a...

Started by Ilove on 10/10/2012 in Toddler Moms

Last update on 10/11/2012 by Ilove


Placenta Previa

Hi. I am 20 weeks pregnant with my second child. I went in for my last ultrasound and they discovered that I have marginal Placenta Previa. It is only barely covering the...

Started by Bridgette on 11/05/2009 in Expecting

Last update on 03/04/2014 by Lavender


So frustrated!

I hate to be a downer because I know that is the last thing any mom of special needs children needs. But I am about to loose it- for real. My baby is 4 months old. He used to...


Nasty 15 year old step daughter

I have been helping a 15 year old step daughter for 8 years now. Things finally blew up last night, oh happy Mother's Day. Nasty and entitled is a description in a nutshell....


One big fun mess (help!)

Ok, so I have a 6 yr old stepson named Jaden and I have a very delicate situation with him. I am going to try and explain my situation as best I can without it getting a chaotic...